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Joe Imry, Aug. 2008
|Born||February 23, 1939|
Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine
|Died||May 29, 2018 (aged 79)|
|Awards||Wolf Prize in Physics, Israel Prize|
|Institutions||Weizmann Institute of Science, IBM|
|Doctoral students||Yigal Meir|
Yoseph Imry (Hebrew: יוסף אמרי; born 23 February 1939 – 29 May 2018) was an Israeli physicist.
He was best known for taking part in the foundation of mesoscopic physics, a relatively new branch of condensed matter physics. It is concerned with how the behavior of systems whose size is in between micro- and macroscopic, crosses over between these two regimes. These systems can be handled and addressed by more or less usual macroscopic methods, but their behavior may still show quantum effects.
Awards and honours
He was a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Salzburg), the European Academy of Sciences, Sciences and Humanities (Paris), the National Academy of Sciences, the American Physical Society and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
- "Rothschild Prize to Weizmann Institute Professor Yoseph Imry". Weizmann Institute of Science. June 26, 1996.
- "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Recipient's C.V."
- "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Judges' Rationale for Grant to Recipient".
- Shamah, David (January 13, 2016). "Israel's 'pre-Nobel' Wolf Prize awardees announced". The Times of Israel. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
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